Encyclopedia of Journalism by Christopher H. Sterling

By Christopher H. Sterling

"Written in a transparent and obtainable type that may swimsuit the desires of reporters and students alike, this encyclopedia is very suggested for big information agencies and all faculties of journalism." —Starred overview, Library Journal

Journalism permeates our lives and shapes our concepts in methods we have lengthy taken with no consideration. no matter if we hearken to nationwide Public Radio within the morning, view the lead tale at the Today show, learn the morning newspaper headlines, remain up to date with web information, browse supermarket tabloids, obtain Time magazine in our mailbox, or watch the nightly information on tv, journalism pervades our day-by-day actions. The six-volume Encyclopedia of Journalism covers all major dimensions of journalism, together with print, broadcast, and web journalism; U.S. and foreign views; heritage; expertise; criminal matters and lawsuits; possession; and economics. The set includes greater than 350 signed entries lower than the path of prime journalism student Christopher H. Sterling of The George Washington collage. within the A-to-Z volumes 1 via four, either students and reporters give a contribution articles that span the field's broad spectrum of issues, from layout, enhancing, advertisements, and advertising to libel, censorship, First modification rights, and bias to electronic manipulation, media hoaxes, political cartoonists, and secrecy and leaks. additionally lined are lately rising media akin to podcasting, blogs, and chat rooms. The final volumes comprise a radical directory of journalism awards and prizes, a long part on journalism freedom around the globe, an annotated bibliography, and key records. The latter, edited via Glenn Lewis of CUNY Graduate university of Journalism and York College/CUNY, contains dozens of fundamental records related to codes of ethics, media and the legislation, and destiny adjustments in shop for journalism education.

Key Themes

  • Consumers and Audiences
  • Criticism and Education
  • Economics
  • Ethnic and Minority Journalism
  • Issues and Controversies
  • Journalist Organizations
  • Journalists
  • Law and Policy
  • Magazine Types
  • Motion Pictures
  • Networks
  • News businesses and Services
  • News Categories
  • News Media: U.S.
  • News Media: World
  • Newspaper Types
  • News application Types
  • Online Journalism
  • Political Communications
  • Processes and exercises of Journalism
  • Radio and Television
  • Technology

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